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Sewing Machinist

Sewing Machinist

Family ran Bristol based Upholstery business with a highly skilled & motivated team, we are looking for fantastic people to join our team and grow with us. If this could be you please get in touch.

South West Upholstery is a growing family-run upholstery and bespoke furniture company. This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced sewing machinist to join our team. You will carry out interesting and varied work in a friendly environment. With regular socials, flexible working, and a paid day off for your birthday, we offer a welcoming environment to work in and would love to hear from you.

Job Vacancy
Industrial Sewing Machinist

  • Full Time 40 hours per week
  • 5 days per week – Flexible days – 7am – 4pm – Flexible hours
  • £10.50 – 13.00 per hour depending on experience
  • Immediate start
  • Work Trial will be needed to gauge skill set

We have a vacancy for a passionate skilled industrial sewing machinist to join our upholstery team straight away. You will have vast sewing experience and be able to pattern match and cut a range of materials including cloth, leather & vinyl for sewing using industrial sewing machines and over-lockers producing high quality upholstery & soft furnishings with an excellent eye for detail.

Skills Required

  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Keen eye for detail
  • Reliable and punctual
  • Good work ethic
  • Must be experienced in the use of industrial sewing machines and over-lockers.
  • Willing to take direction with changing priorities

What we can offer

  • Competitive pay of up to £13.00 per hour if you are an experienced sewing machinist
  • Permanent contract within a well-established company
  • Flexible working hours minimum of 40 per week
  • 4-5 Flexible working days
  • Working with highly skilled & motivated team
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Free on-site parking & excellent working environment
  • Great social events
  • Quarterly bonus scheme
  • Paid day off for your birthday
  • Free tea & coffee
  • Overtime opportunities during peak periods
  • 2 Week production shut down over summer
  • Modern workplace

Based at our workshop in Bedminster, BS3 5QY.

£10.50 – £13 Per Hour depending on experience.

South West Upholstery Limited provided the following inclusive hiring information:
We are an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants equally without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability status.

Work Remotely

Job Types
Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Permanent

Part-time hours
40 per week


  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • On-site parking


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus scheme
  • Performance bonus
  • Signing bonus

COVID-19 considerations:
Full Covid-19 compliance in place with large working area for social distancing.

Machinist: 1 year (preferred)

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